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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very dissapointed as it has a four point rating on trip advisor. It does not deserve it. It is terrible. Rooms are falling apart, bad smell,holes in the walls, cigarette butts everywhere, dirty inside and out, noisy all night long. Top 3 of worst places I have stayed based on ratings. Yes, cheap but better places to stay for not... More 

Thank Sandra T
Palm Bay, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

What a gem. Plenty of hot water with great force. Plenty of clean fluffy towels with numerous soaps, shampoos and conditioners. In Room Coffee Service. Pillow Top Bed. Seriously good pillows. Clean sheets. Probably one of the cleanest rooms I have ever stayed in. WI FI. Cablevision. Work table with chairs. At door parking. Friendly staff. A bargain at $45.00... More 

2 Thank Nancy N
Lawton, OK
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

First, I sent a message on facebook to the Lake Marion Inn to check on rates. I could see the message had been read, but received no reply. Second, I called to check on rates and got disconnected. I called back and the lady was telling a child in the background to be quiet. I asked if they had availability... More 

Thank ep27

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Monrovia, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Older motel, but well maintained and clean. The staff was very polite and friendly. The rooms are affordable, clean and quiet with a nice comfy bed. Breakfast was included and was good as well. I would definitely recommend this motel!

Thank jldubendo
Pawleys Island, SC
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62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The motel is older, but maintained and clean. The staff was very nice and helpful. If you are looking for a simple clean place to stay - this is it. A few things to consider, it is not well insulated, so traffic noise might be an issue for a light sleeper. The curtains were too sheer to block the streetlight... More 

Thank johnbuck3
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I prefer to spend $$ in a local community when it will stay there. Stopped in for a one-night stay-Miss Thelma could not have been nicer. Clean, quiet room and comfy bed. Breakfast smelled good next day although I didn't get to try it. Highly recommend!

Thank schaefme
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Made reservations here as a quick stop over traveling from Maryland to Georgia. Asked Thelma over the phone about the bad reviews on Tripadvisor. She said she was a new manager and that we wouldn't be disappointed. She was right. First, please do not try to compare this hotel to the Marriott. This is an old, independent place. Would you... More 

1 Thank Weslyn2224
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We spent two nights at Lake Marion Inn. It is an independent, authentic, modest establishment trying to strive against big chain hotels in the area such as Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn and Howard Johnson. We were pleasantly surprised. Our room was clean, peaceful and quiet. We chose this place because we want independence over franchise. Because we wanted the local... More 

2 Thank Kevin S
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I decided to take off to Santee for a weekend getaway.I found the lake Marion inn and thought it looked really neat.I stayed in a king suite and was very happy with the comfy bed.I asked when the place was built and found out it was 56 years old! The people that manage that hotel have taken great care in... More 

1 Thank Jeff M
Greenville, South Carolina
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278 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We were all set to bring a group here for an annual event after visiting in January and talking with Thelma, the manager, who seemed genuinely interested in accommodating our group. We checked out the different types of rooms and found that it is in a 'transition' state to hopefully a more maintained location. We were willing to give the... More 

Thank Toothsc

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
** We are Under New Management ** Lake Marion Inn is a 41 guest room property and includes a dining area. A porte cochère shelters guests at registration entrance. Rooms have King, Queen, and Double beds. The Inn also has beautiful landscaped palm trees, and a large pool onsite. Large parking area for boats and larger vehicles.We are so excited to be able to manage this Mom & Pop motel and we take Pride in everything we do here. We look forward to seeing you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Marion Inn

Address: 628 Bass Drive, Santee, SC 29142 (Formerly Santee Economy Inn)
Region: United States > South Carolina > Santee
Price Range: $40 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 41
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“park at your door!”
 of 5 bubbles 350nancyn, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are clean and affordable.”
 of 5 bubbles jldubendo, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared to stay longer than a night”
 of 5 bubbles Toothsc, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“good value”
 of 5 bubbles dianecY3937VX, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
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